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Governor Orders Hoosiers to Stay Home in Fight Against COVID-19

Published Monday, March 23, 2020
Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address today to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. The order is in effect from March 25 to April 7. “The next two weeks are critical if we are to slow

COVID-19 Employer Update Webinar March 23 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Published Monday, March 23, 2020
The South Bend Regional Chamber is partnering with member Barnes & Thornburg's Labor and Employment division for a COVID-19 Employer Update webinar today, Monday, March 23, at 11:30 a.m. Hear the latest updates from a cross-disciplinary team on the current situation surrounding COVID-19 for U.S. based employers, a review of legislative initiatives, and

Gov. Holcomb Takes More Actions to Protect Hoosiers During Public Emergency

Published Thursday, March 19, 2020
Governor Eric J. Holcomb took additional unprecedented actions today to protect and support Hoosiers during the COVID-19 outbreak by signing executive orders that extend the closure of schools, provide economic relief and protections for individuals and businesses, and expand unemployment insurance benefits for those impacted by job loss. “Every day

Tourism Capital Development Fund Recipients Announced

Published Thursday, March 12, 2020
With assistance from the St. Joseph County Hotel-Motel Tax Board, Visit South Bend Mishawaka (VSBM) announced $500,000 in funding to benefit the advancement of St. Joseph County (SJC) as a tourism destination. Funded projects will improve visitor experience by providing critical assistance toward tourism product development. This $500,000 investment in

Unity Hospital Purchased by Local Healthcare Provider Groups

Published Tuesday, February 25, 2020
A group of Michiana area healthcare providers has finalized an agreement to purchase a majority interest in Unity Medical and Surgical Hospital of Mishawaka and its affiliated operations from Medical Facilities Corporation, the Toronto, Canada-based majority owners of Unity Hospital and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The

Two Local Organizations Recognized at Salute to Business

Published Thursday, February 20, 2020
Two local organizations received recognition at the 2020 Chamber's Salute to Business awards luncheon, presented by 1st Source Bank, on February 13. Mishawaka's Pathfinders Advertising was named Small Business of the Year, while the South Bend International Airport was honored with the Economic Impact Award. Salute to Business is an annual celebration of

Chamber to Present Inaugural Career Launch Event to Connect Students and Business

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2020
In an effort to find workforce and talent solutions for area businesses, the South Bend Regional Chamber will present the inaugural Industry Connected Career Launch on March 24 and 25 at the Century Center in South Bend. The event serves as a platform for high school students from the region, along with adults, to connect with potential employers, as well

Transpo to Host Employment Open House on Feb. 8

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The South Bend Public Transportation Corporation (Transpo) will host an Employment Open House on Saturday, February 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Emil “Lucky” Reznik Administration, Maintenance and Operations Facility, located at 1401 S. Lafayette Blvd. Transpo is hiring immediately, and seeking applicants